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2005.03.27... Bored of St. Philips Road writes:
Just listening to Radio Norfolk's John Taylor programme (old records) - well what else would you do on a wet Easter (no answers please) and it was just announced that the winner of the contest to name Pearl Carr's husband was..........James Oxley-Brennan of Eton. Worth a website and newsletter mention showing the versatility of our members?
Cultural tour of historic Dutch houses:
tWalchersche Pijproockgilde Club Meeting
Middelburg Pipe Club
Middelburg Pipe Club
Middelburg Pipe Club
Middelburg Pipe Club
Norfolk members' times
Braai-Tapperij de Mug, Middelburg
6 July 2005
A mixture blended by Mr. Van de Warrt of Sigarenhuis Anno 1920
Pipes of the contestant's choice
-Reg Walker 65:45
-Keith Garrard 60:00
-John Eason 43:50
Clay competition 2005
Colin Wylie (right), winner of the 2005 Clay competition, receives his prize of a Parker pipe from PCN chairman Len Ellis.
Annual Clay
Rosary Tavern
21 September 2005
Trafalgar Flake
Various clays
1 Colin Wylie 51:43
2 Len Ellis 45:30
3 John Betts 38:10
4 Reg Walker 37:10
5 John Eason 32:20
6 Tony Larner 31:31
7 Richard Adamek 29:18
8 John Walker 29:02
9 Leon Pickering 24:05
10 Keith Coleman 11:52
11 Keith Garrard 11:03
12 Frank Gurney-Smith 8:30
13 John Elvin 1:27
Name That Tune!
John Eason (left) receives his prize for winning the 2005 "Walker and Coleman Name That Tune" quiz from Keith Coleman.
Clay collection
Richard Adamek displays his collection of antique clay pipes.

Annual 4gm competition
4 grams of Murray's Exmoor mixture were smoked in the contestant's own pipe. The winning time was 1 hour 4 minutes and the pipe used was a Peterson's Sherlock Holmes Rathbone.
Winner, John Walker receives a GBD New Era pipe from PCN secretary, Keith Garrard
Runner-up Len Ellis receives a tin of tobacco from PCN secretary, Keith Garrard
4gm competition
Rosary Tavern
18 May 2005
Murray's Exmoor mixture
Pipes of the contestant's choice
1John Walker 64:05
2Len Ellis 59:25
3Reg Walker 59:15
4John Betts 53:25
5Keith Garrard 52:35
6Richard Adamek 49:19
7John Eason 43:40
8Tony Larner 41:30
9Frank King Jnr. 41:05
10Keith Coleman 6:00
11James Oxley-Brennan 2:05
Darts November 2 2005
Chairman Len, the winner AND highest scorer, at the scoreboard.
Adrian at the oche!
Keith Coleman concentrates.
John Betts (blue shirt), Keith, Richard and John Elvin look in awe at Len's performance.
John Eason, Reg, John Betts discuss how to nobble Len.
Len Ellis and John Elvin
Frank King tries to smoke a carrot. Had he been drinking???? Colin Wylie looks on in disgust.
Nina and Ian who did all the hard work to produce such an excellent meal.
Keith shows off his new hat... all the way from Tunisia.
Reg Walker has everyone's attention.
John Eason reveals secrets from his days in the HMSO...
Reg wins a pipe in the raffle... again!
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